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Record nummer 2252913
Titel artikel The influence of the vegetation structure on the water flow through the Noordwaard (Brabant, The Netherlands)
Bron The future river : NCR days 2018
Auteur(s) Stobbelaar, D.J. ; Schoenmakers, J.C.M.
Deel(Jaar)Nummer (2018)
Paginering 118 - 119
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Publicatie type Artikel
Taal Engels
Toelichting (Engels) De Noordwaard is a recently established highwater flow area located near the Brabantse Biesbosch. In this area, dykes have been adapted and creeks have been dug, some of which are connected to the Hollands Diep and are subject to tidal influence. A large part of theagricultural land has been transformed into a flow area with nature as a secondary function and is partly grazed by water buffaloes, koniks, Scottish highlanders and sheep. In order to guarantee the flow of the area at high water on the Merwede, additional mowing managementis carried out in addition to grazing in autumn. To this end, all vegetation is reset to the maximum height that has been set as astandard for safety reasons. This mowing is expensive and sometimes contrary to the nature objective in the area, where a great diversity in structures is sought.
Betrokken instanties Hogeschool Van Hall Larenstein
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